Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 1 : A Hindu priest was hacked to death on Friday in Jhenaidah district, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.

Shaymanonda Das, 50, was preparing for morning prayers at Radha Madan Gopal Temple in Uttar Kastasagara village when he was attacked by three armed assailants on…

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Sunder Pichai among four Indian-Americans honoured with great immigrants award

WashingtonJune 30  Indian-origin Google CEO Sunder Pichai and three other Indian-Americans are among the 42 US nationals honoured with this year’s prestigious “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” award.

The other three Indian-Americans are Hari Sreenivasan, anchor and senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour, Vikram Malhotra Chairman of…

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Indians in Australia asked to remain cautious of fraudulent calls

Canberra June 29  Indians in Australia have been asked to remain cautious of fraudulent calls from unauthorised sources about their Australian visa and immigration status, the Indian High Commission has said.

“These are the people who impersonate themselves as an official of High Commission or consulate. They have some information…

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We have stopped communicating with Taiwan: China

BEIJING,June 25, 2016 :  The Chinese government said on Saturday it had stopped a communication mechanism with Taiwan because of the refusal of the self-ruled island’s new government to recognize the “one China” principle, in the latest show of tension between the two.

China, which regards Taiwan as…

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Brexit: Bank of England ready with £250 bn to calm markets

London, June 24 , 2016 : Making the first moves to calm the markets following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Friday announced that it was ready to provide additional liquidity worth £250 billion and take any other steps needed to ensure…

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